Tadoori Masala Powder

I ground all masalas at home. Right from basic coriander, cumin and garam masala powder which are basic spices required in everyday cooking in Indian household.  Today I am going to prepare Tandoori chicken for dinner. For that just now I grounded the Tandoori Masala for the marination. Sharing it….. Ingredients: Coriander seeds- 4 tblspn…

Home Style Marinara Sauce

I always want to use home made sauce for pasta. Whether it is red sauce or white sauce. Whatever brand you buy from market, the fresh flavours of herbs are mind blowing. Today I am sharing Italian Marinara sauce. Traditionally the key ingredients to this sauce are Italian Red Plum Tomatoes, yellow onion, garlic and…

Sweet Mint Chutney

  Mint is popular flavouring herb used in many recipes which also has several positive properties that can treat a host of issues in human body. This well known herb scientifically known Mentha is a genus plants has dozens of species and number of varieties. Its an herb that has been used for few hundreds…

Podi Powder

You are having Podi powder in your store!!! Wow, not to worry about any accompaniment with idlis, Dosa, steamed rice or as flavour in any veggies. Its an instant solution. So instead of buying from store, make your own. It is fresh, hygienic,  more aromatic and satisfying too. Very easy to prepare and store. Ingredients:…

Superfood Dip

Avocados are an excellent addition to a healthy diet. It is rich in many essential vitamins and minerals. Don’t think twice to enhance your health quotient by adding this exotic fruit in your meals. Add sliced avocado in salad, sandwiches, make dip, enjoy with nachos, taco or sandwich spread. I had posted few days back,…

Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette

This condiment goes excellent as dressing for salad, marinade and dip too.  Fresh home made vinaigrette is always a better option. However I always prefer it to make in smaller quantity so that it is consumed fast since it does not have more than 10 days shelf life in Fridge in India. Ingredients: Chopped Garlic-…

Home style English mustard paste

At the 1st instance, I must thank Cathryn Grace for sharing this wonderful and useful recipe. I was wanting to prepare this condiment and when came across Cathryn’s Blog I got the solution to my desire. It is explained so nicely with dos and don’ts.  I visited Kris Bordessa’s Recipe also, from where Cathryn was…

Home Style Cream Cheese

In India Cream Cheese is not available in all local markets.  This has less  shelf life. So after buying it has to be consumed fast.  This ingredient is mostly required in European cuisine. In my family it is required frequently. So thought of giving a trial a home made version of Cream Cheese recipe. Believe…

Tahini

Tahini is a condiment made from sesame seeds.  Tahini is popular as a major component of Hummus , be it of any flavor. It is also a key ingredient of Baba Ganoush.  I have shared recipes of Hummus  which contains Tahini. So I thought of sharing this recipe separately also. Beside component of Hummus it…

Beetroot Hummus

I have shared the recipe of Hummus in m previous post. The primary ingredients of Hummus are cooked chickpeas, tahini paste, salt, pepper, cumin seeds, lemon juice and olive oil.  However, there are variations in added flavours to it. So for bringing a variation in the conventional hummus, today I have added Beetroot and celery….